Marriott International, Inc. (MAR) Trades at $137.25 After Triangle; Wedgewood Partners Boosted By $13.29 Million Its Tractor Supply Comp (TSCO) Stake

Wedgewood Partners Inc increased Tractor Supply Comp (TSCO) stake by 8.25% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Wedgewood Partners Inc acquired 210,942 shares as Tractor Supply Comp (TSCO)’s stock declined 20.24%. The Wedgewood Partners Inc holds 2.77M shares with $175.16M value, up from 2.56M last quarter. Tractor Supply Comp now has $7.51 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.99% or $1.85 during the last trading session, reaching $60.02. About 1.96M shares traded or 4.57% up from the average. Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) has declined 37.89% since March 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 54.59% the S&P500.

Marriott International, Inc. (MAR) formed triangle with $141.37 target or 3.00% above today’s $137.25 share price. Marriott International, Inc. (MAR) has $48.99B valuation. The stock decreased 2.26% or $3.17 during the last trading session, reaching $137.25. About 1.63M shares traded. Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) has risen 58.26% since March 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.56% the S&P500.

Since December 8, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 9 selling transactions for $30.61 million activity. 51,293 shares were sold by McPherson Amy, worth $7.24M on Friday, February 23. The insider Capuano Anthony sold 19,510 shares worth $2.60 million. 35,401 shares valued at $4.56 million were sold by Harrison Deborah Marriott on Friday, December 8. On Tuesday, March 20 the insider Smith Craig S. sold $2.03M. Rodriguez David A also sold $1.01 million worth of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) on Tuesday, December 19. DUNCAN BRUCE W sold $1.12M worth of stock. $143,828 worth of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) was sold by Marriott Stephen Blake.

Among 20 analysts covering Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Marriott International had 63 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold”. Zacks downgraded Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) on Friday, August 21 to “Buy” rating. Evercore upgraded Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) on Wednesday, August 5 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by M Partners on Thursday, January 14. The firm has “Buy” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, December 8. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, September 7 by Evercore. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, January 29. Raymond James downgraded the shares of MAR in report on Wednesday, April 20 to “Market Perform” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MAR in report on Tuesday, November 7 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Monday, August 7.

Analysts await Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $1.25 EPS, up 23.76% or $0.24 from last year’s $1.01 per share. MAR’s profit will be $446.13M for 27.45 P/E if the $1.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.12 actual EPS reported by Marriott International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.61% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 44 investors sold Marriott International, Inc. shares while 224 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 180 raised stakes. 236.59 million shares or 1.84% less from 241.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) Limited holds 0.03% or 4,113 shares in its portfolio. American And Mgmt holds 0.44% or 12,399 shares in its portfolio. Gilman Hill Asset Ltd Liability holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) for 5,389 shares. Laurion Capital Management Ltd Partnership invested in 0.13% or 258,645 shares. Fisher Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability accumulated 98,561 shares. Canandaigua Bancshares And Tru Commerce has invested 0.04% in Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR). The West Virginia-based Security Natl has invested 0.03% in Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR). American National Ins Tx holds 72,880 shares. Kcm Advsrs Ltd has 0.25% invested in Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR). Adage Cap Partners Gru Ltd Company holds 448,725 shares. Brown Advisory has 138,983 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Millennium Management Limited Liability Co holds 96,677 shares. North Star Asset Inc owns 7,817 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, a Colorado-based fund reported 59,704 shares. Bartlett & Limited Liability Corp reported 2,020 shares.

Wedgewood Partners Inc decreased Core Labs (NYSE:CLB) stake by 132,071 shares to 1.13 million valued at $111.55M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Kraft Heinz stake by 729,711 shares and now owns 1.68M shares. Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) was reduced too.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $3.04 million activity. On Tuesday, February 6 MORRIS EDNA sold $70,687 worth of Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) or 1,054 shares. $2.97 million worth of Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) was sold by Barbarick Steve K.

Among 30 analysts covering Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 23 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Tractor Supply had 79 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stephens maintained Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) rating on Tuesday, January 16. Stephens has “Hold” rating and $79.0 target. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Tuesday, July 28 with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Friday, October 28. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, October 22 by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, October 2 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The stock of Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, April 6. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, October 26 with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 16 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral”. SunTrust maintained the shares of TSCO in report on Monday, October 16 with “Hold” rating.

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